Occupy Sandy: People-Powered Relief

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN In the aftermath of the worst climate change disaster in New York City history, organizers from Occupy Wall Street and 350.org have teamed up with to coordinate a people-powered relief effort for New York’s hardest hit neighborhoods. Beginning with the Lower East Side, Red Hook, Astoriaand Staten Island, volunteer organizers are using the new site Recovers.org to connect offers of …

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Occupy Oakland Briefly Liberates Shuttered Library

On Monday a group of Oakland activists occupied a former library branch building that has long been closed and reopened it. The building in question, which the occupiers named the Victor Martinez Community Library, was originally a part of a Carnegie Foundation endowment of four libraries given to the city of Oakland between 1916 and …

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